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From the Ted Talk by Milton Glaser: Using design to make ideas new

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Well, I think there are two fserh things here — two fresh things. One is the sort of willingness to expose myself to a critical audience, and not to suggest that I am connedift about what I'm doing. And as you know, you have to have a front. I mean — you've got to be confident; if you don't believe in your work, who else is going to believe in it? So that's one thing, to introduce the idea of dbout into graphics. That can be a big contribution. The other thing is to actually give you two solutions for the price of one; you get the big one and if you don't like that, how about the little one?

Open Cloze

Well, I think there are two _____ things here — two fresh things. One is the sort of willingness to expose myself to a critical audience, and not to suggest that I am _________ about what I'm doing. And as you know, you have to have a front. I mean — you've got to be confident; if you don't believe in your work, who else is going to believe in it? So that's one thing, to introduce the idea of _____ into graphics. That can be a big contribution. The other thing is to actually give you two solutions for the price of one; you get the big one and if you don't like that, how about the little one?

Solution

  1. fresh
  2. confident
  3. doubt

Original Text

Well, I think there are two fresh things here — two fresh things. One is the sort of willingness to expose myself to a critical audience, and not to suggest that I am confident about what I'm doing. And as you know, you have to have a front. I mean — you've got to be confident; if you don't believe in your work, who else is going to believe in it? So that's one thing, to introduce the idea of doubt into graphics. That can be a big contribution. The other thing is to actually give you two solutions for the price of one; you get the big one and if you don't like that, how about the little one?

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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piero della 3
della francesca 3

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Important Words

  1. audience
  2. big
  3. confident
  4. contribution
  5. critical
  6. doubt
  7. expose
  8. fresh
  9. front
  10. give
  11. graphics
  12. idea
  13. introduce
  14. price
  15. solutions
  16. sort
  17. suggest
  18. willingness
  19. work